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The Olive Tree Pizzeria Bistro

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137 Victoria Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
902-539-1553
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 103
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful cozy little spot

Wonderful food in a cozy atmosphere. Very helpful staff. Good value. Will be back again. Never had a bad meal here. Good option if you wish relaxed atmosphere and good food

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
April Joy B
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Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Wonderful food in a cozy atmosphere. Very helpful staff. Good value. Will be back again. Never had a bad meal here. Good option if you wish relaxed atmosphere and good food

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Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The flavours are full and rich, yet subtle, The service was outstanding, very friendly, and pretty quick, even when the place was full. The atmosphere is friendly and suggestions fror dishes were terrific. Great value too.

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Sydney, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I ate here just a couple of times. The portions are quite large and what I had was very good. I'm not sure if it's still the same but there was a time when you had to make a reservation on the weekend. The Olive Tree has a very solid reputation. I am local and have never heard anything negative.... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of the best places to dine in Sydney. It isn't a large place so make sure you have a reservation! Enjoy!

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Sydney, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The little restaurant will take you by surprise. The atmosphere is amazing and the food and service is great. A must try when in Sydney.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Reservations recommended. Fabulous and innovative soups, sides and mains. Great atmosphere, staff and service! Eat Here!

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Sydney, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I love the Olive Tree! Wide menu, something for everyone. The atmosphere is very charming and relaxing. Love the Greek options. Highly recommended!

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Sydney, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

ate there for lunch a few weeks ago!...Nice atmosphere...but a cold drafty place...keep a sweater or coat handy! The waitress was quite helpful...service adequate...the food average...I was wanting a greek pizza....not on menu...waiter told us it was removed from menu but are bringing it back the next week!!// perhaps will try that next time!

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Sydney, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Third time eating here. Was before Valentine's day and was very lucky as we had no reservations. As always, the food was very good. We have only ever eaten here for the lunch menu. Menu is very good. Food is very tasty and ample serving size.

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Sydney, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food was delicious!! The restaurant was an intimate setting, but I found it crowded I guess because it is a small place. Overall we had a lovely meal and would recommend The Olive Tree to anyone who likes to try something different.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 137 Victoria Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 902-539-1553

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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